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6 Morgan Brian
Morgan  Brian

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Simons Island, Ga.

High School:
Frederica Academy

Height:
5-7

Position:
M

07/07/2015

U.S. Downs Japan to Win World Cup

Virginia head coach Steve Swanson, alumnae Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn win gold in Canada

06/30/2015

Morgan Brian Receives Garber Award as ACC’s Top Female Athlete

Cavalier women’s soccer player honored with conference's most prestigious award

12/16/2014

Morgan Brian Repeats as TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Year

Four Cavaliers Named to TDS Best XI Teams

12/12/2014

Morgan Brian Named Finalist for MAC Hermann Trophy

Virginia midfielder looks to become first repeat winner since 2004-05

12/05/2014

Brian, Colaprico, Doniak and Sonnett Named NSCAA All-Americans

Four All-Americans are the most in school history

01/09/2015

Morgan Brian Year in Photos

Morgan Brian Year in Photos

12/07/2014

Virginia vs. Florida State - NCAA Championship (USATSI)

Cavaliers fall 1-0 to Seminoles in bid for national title.

12/06/2014

2014 Virginia Women's Soccer

2014 Virginia Women's Soccer Year in Review

12/05/2014

Women's Soccer College Cup vs. Texas A&M

Women's Soccer College Cup vs. Texas A&M

12/05/2014

Women's Soccer vs. Texas A&M (USA Today)

Women's Soccer vs. Texas A&M; photos by Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

CAREER
•First Virginia player to record 40 goals and 40 assists in a career
• Finished career ranked second in career points, second in career assists and fifth in career goals at Virginia

2014 SEASON
• MAC Hermann Trophy (fourth women's player to win the award in consecutive years)
• TopDrawerSoccer.com National Player of the Year
• U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year
• Honda Award Nominee
• First-Team NSCAA All-American
• First-Team Soccer America MVP
• First-Team TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI
• First-Team All-ACC
• First-Team NSCAA All-Southeast Region
• NCAA All-Tournament Team
• ACC All-Tournament Team
• VaSID State Player of the Year
• TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Week (Nov. 18, Dec. 2)
• Started 18 games (missed eight due to international duty)
• Had 10 goals and 14 assists
• Leading scorer in 2014 NCAA Tournament (17 pts)
• Goal and NCAAT record 5 assists vs. High Point
• Two goals and two assists vs. Kentucky
• Two goals and an assist vs. Wake Forest
• Two goals vs. Pitt
• Game-winning goal at UCLA in NCAA QF

2013 SEASON
• MAC Hermann Trophy Winner
• Soccer America Player of the Year
• TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Year
• Honda Award Nominee
• US Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year Finalist
• First-Team NSCAA All-American
• First-Team Soccer America MVP
• First-Team TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI
• First-Team College Soccer Madness All-American
• First-Team NSCAA All-Southeast Region
• First-Team All-ACC
• VaSID State Player of the Year
• Started 25 games (missed UNC due to international duty)
• T-1st in ACC in scoring with 46 points on 16 goals and a league-high 14 assists
• 14 assists tied UVa single-season record
• Scored in all four NCAA Tournament wins to lead UVa to College Cup
• Two goals and assist vs. Seton Hall
• Three assists at NC State
• All-NCAA Tournament Team
• ACC All-Tournament Team
• ACC Player of the Week (Aug. 27, Oct. 15)
• Klöckner Classic MVP
• Virginia Nike Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team
• TopDrawerSoccer.com Preseason Best XI First Team

2012 SEASON
• NSCAA 1st Team All-Southeast Region
• 1st Team All-ACC
• ACC Tournament MVP
• 2nd Team Soccer America MVP
• 2nd Team TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season
• 1st Team VaSID All-State
• Appeared in 15 games, starting 13, after missing the start of the season due to international duty at the U-20 World Cup
• Had four goals and seven assists
• All four goals came in postseason play
• Had a season-high five points (2G, 1A) in ACC semifinal win over Florida State
• Preseason Hermann Trophy Watch List

2011 SEASON
• Soccer America National Freshman of the Year
• NSCAA 1st Team All-American
• 2nd Team Soccer America MVP
• Hermann Trophy Semifinalist
• NSCAA 1st Team All-Southeast Region
• ACC Freshman of the Year
• 1st Team All-ACC
• VaSID State Freshman of the Year
• Appeared in 23 games, starting 22 games
• Second on team in scoring with 11 goals and eight assists for 30 points
• Had two goals and an assist in NCAA Rd of 16 win over Virginia Tech

INTERNATIONAL
• Had 19 caps for the U.S. Women's National Team from 2013 to 2014 (scoring three goals)
• Earned first cap with USWNT in 4-1 victory over South Korea on June 15, 2013 in Foxboro, Mass.
• Scored first USWNT goal in 7-0 win over Mexico on Sept. 3 in Washington, D.C.
• Only current collegiate playeron USWNT roster for 2014 CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying
• Member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 FIFA U-20 World Cup
• Represented the United States at the U-14, U-15, U-17, U-18 and U-20 levels
• Captain of 2010 U-17 World Cup qualifying squad
• Member of 2008 U-17 World Cup team

PREP & CLUB
• 2011 Gatorade National Female Athlete of the Year (first soccer player honored)
• 2011 Gatorade National Player of the Year
• 2010 Parade National Player of the Year
• 2010 NSCAA Youth Player of the Year
• 2010 NSCAA High School and Youth All-American
• 2010 ESPN Rise All-American
• Two-time Parade All-American
• Two-time Gatorade Georgia State Player of the Year
• No. 1 ranked recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com
• Had 71 goals and 30 assists in senior season at Frederica Academy
• Had 186 goals and 95 assists in high school career
• Veteran of Regional ODP team
• Also named All-State in basketball

PERSONAL
• Full name is Morgan Paige Brian
• Daughter of Vickie and Steve Brian
• Has a older sister, Jennifer, who played soccer at Armstrong Atlantic

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